• Homosexuality No Longer A Crime, Rules Supreme Court On Section 377
Homosexuality No Longer A Crime, Rules Supreme Court On Section 377

In January this year, Supreme Court said a larger group of judges would re-consider the previous judgment (which reinforced criminalisation of homosexuality) and examine Section 377's constitutional validity. In a landmark Judgment Supreme Court of India has struck down 157 year old law which criminalizes consensual homo sexual acts between ad...

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  • Early-morning M6.7 quake hits Hokkaido, triggering blackout
Early-morning M6.7 quake hits Hokkaido, triggering blackout

It also struck Hokkaido's prefectural capital of Sapporo, with a population of 1.9 million. Around 50 people have been injured. Roof tiles and water could be seen on the floor at Hokkaido's main airport, New Chitose Airport, which would be closed for at least Thursday.

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  • Russia Launches Strikes Ahead of Offensive on Syrian Rebel Bastion
Russia Launches Strikes Ahead of Offensive on Syrian Rebel Bastion

Trump tweeted . "Hundreds of thousands of people could be killed", wrote President Trump . "Don't let that happen!" he added. The Observatory said it continues to monitor Russian activities in the skies over Idlib "as well as intense bombardment by regime forces" in the same area.

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  • Ten-term male Democrat falls to progressive black woman in MA primary
Ten-term male Democrat falls to progressive black woman in MA primary

Rep. Michael Capuano in a Democratic primary Tuesday night. In contrast to Capuano, who enjoyed the backing of prominent congressional Democrats as well as Boston's mayor, Pressley received "little-to-no Democratic Party establishment support", noted the Post's Amber Phillips.

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  • Russian jets hit exclusively Nusra targets in Syria's Idlib - MoD
Russian jets hit exclusively Nusra targets in Syria's Idlib - MoD

Damascus, backed by allies Russian Federation and Iran, has been preparing an assault to recover Idlib and adjacent areas of the northwest, and resumed air strikes along with Russian Federation on Tuesday after weeks of lull. But he stressed that there are some 2.9 million civilians in the province - including about a million children who "are not ...

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  • 'Unhinged' Trump loses temper, claims Woodward book
'Unhinged' Trump loses temper, claims Woodward book

Late Tuesday night, Trump denied a specific portion of the book about Attorney General Jeff Sessions . Last year Kelly said being chief of staff is the hardest job he's ever had. A central theme of the book is the stealthy machinations used by those in Trump's inner sanctum to try to control his impulses and prevent disasters, both for the presi...

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  • Man throws explosive device by USA embassy in Cairo
Man throws explosive device by USA embassy in Cairo

The security officials said the device was spotted outside the concrete barriers that encircle the embassy and the ambassador's residence in the leafy Garden City district. The area around the embassy, which is next to its British counterpart, is heavily policed, and has concrete barriers blocking traffic. "We are aware of a reported incident o...

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  • Blow to Corbyn as Labour Finally Adopts Full Anti-Semitism Definition... with Conditions
Blow to Corbyn as Labour Finally Adopts Full Anti-Semitism Definition... with Conditions

She said: "There are great supporters of the Israeli state, there are leading Jewish commentators who have been trying to say to us as a Labour party for months that you can except this definition and all of its examples and still be a vociferous critic of Israel ".

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  • British prosecutors to charge two Russians in United Kingdom nerve agent attack
British prosecutors to charge two Russians in United Kingdom nerve agent attack

The prime minister revealed that United Kingdom intelligence agencies have determined that the suspects were members of the GRU, the same Russian military intelligence service to which Sergei Skripal once belonged. They visited Salisbury that Saturday in what police said they were satisfied was a reconnaissance trip. Authorities said the two ...

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  • Sasse on Trump's DOJ Criticism: U.S. 'Not Some Banana Republic'
Sasse on Trump's DOJ Criticism: U.S. 'Not Some Banana Republic'

Trump on Sunday mounted a massive attack against Sessions, blaming him for allowing charges to be brought against two GOP congressman. The President's tweets about various indictments brought against California Rep. He added sarcastically: "Good job Jeff ..." "No president of the United States, Republican or Democrat, has ever, ever crosse...

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  • Barnier: UK should seek a Canada-style deal
Barnier: UK should seek a Canada-style deal

He will caution the chances of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union without a divorce agreement are "growing by the day" amid widespread criticism of Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy , as agreed by ministers at Chequers in July.

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  • Japan lashed by deadly monster typhoon
Japan lashed by deadly monster typhoon

Businesses, factories and schools in the affected area shut down while the storm barrelled across the country, forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights, ferry services and some bullet trains. After hitting western Japan, Jebi is set to speed up further as it passes over the main island of Honshu and into the Sea of Japan, where it will weake...

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  • Bridge collapses in Kolkata, several feared dead
Bridge collapses in Kolkata, several feared dead

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee said one person was killed, 19 people were injured and at least six were feared to be trapped under the debris. "Some construction workers rescued at least five persons". Many vehicles are said to be buried under the debris. Fire brigade, police and NDRF personnel are engaged in rescue work. On 31 March 2016, ...

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  • At least 8 killed in explosion at Cape Town munitions plant
At least 8 killed in explosion at Cape Town munitions plant

Firefighters are continuing to search for others believed to be trapped. Three fire engines and 15 firefighters responded to a report of an explosion at the munitions factory, in Somerset West, which is 30 miles east of Cape Town . There are two survivors of the blast, who have now been rushed to the hospital. Residents in the area recall thei...

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  • United States service member killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan
United States service member killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan

Coalition forces have also tightened security and added extra force protection measures including special "Guardian Angel" units to accompany training units. "We are seeing that terrorist groups operating here in Afghanistan, evidence of their links back not just to the United Kingdom but to the whole of continental Europe", British Defense Secreta...

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  • Eight wounded in shooting at Southern California apartment complex
Eight wounded in shooting at Southern California apartment complex

According to a press release from the San Bernardino Police Department, the incident occurred at around 10:45 p.m. PDT on Sunday. Authorities said it appeared all the victims were adults. Police have said there is gang activity in the area, but it's too early in the investigation to attribute the shooting to gang rivalry. " I can tell you multi...

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  • Typhoon Jebi hits Japan, strongest in 25 years: weather agency
Typhoon Jebi hits Japan, strongest in 25 years: weather agency

Typhoon Jebi is expected to make landfall in western Japan and cross the main island of Honshu on Tuesday. A powerful typhoon is expected to make landfall in western Japan on Tuesday afternoon, with the weather agency warning of heavy rain and strong winds in both western and eastern regions of the country and airlines canceling more than 6...

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  • Trump blasts Jeff Sessions and compares him to 'Lyin’ James Comey'
Trump blasts Jeff Sessions and compares him to 'Lyin’ James Comey'

He noted that investigations against the two "very popular Republican" congressmen were launched during Barack Obama's administration. The two were the first members of Congress to endorse Trump after he announced his bid for president in 2015, at a time when few others did.

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  • Libya declares state of emergency in Tripoli as death toll climbs
Libya declares state of emergency in Tripoli as death toll climbs

Street battles on Monday and Tuesday pitted the Seventh Brigade, or Kaniyat, from Tarhouna, a town 65km southeast of Tripoli , against the Tripoli Revolutionaries' Brigades and the Nawasi, two of the capital's largest factions. Sunday's statement by the government urged rival militias to stop the fighting and abide a United Nations. -brokered ceas...

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  • Ex-Trump aide says Greek FM knew of Clinton 'dirt'
Ex-Trump aide says Greek FM knew of Clinton 'dirt'

In recent weeks, Papadopoulos's wife Simona had said in interviews that Papadopoulos had grown suspicious over the FBI's treatment of him during the course of its investigation and was considering asking a judge to allow him to withdraw his guilty plea and fight the charges.

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